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Deacon Leo Merritt, Sr.

1937 ~ 2021 (age 84)


Deacon Leo Merritt, Sr., age 84 of Wendell, departed this earthly life on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. 

A funeral service will be held at 1:00PM, Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Riley Hill Baptist Church, Wendell.  Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Wendell.

A visitation will be held from 4-8PM, Saturday, June 19, 2021 at William Toney's Funeral Home, Zebulon.

Surviving: his children, Linda Ellis, Leo Merritt, Jr., Lisa Montague (Joe, Sr.), Lavonne Merritt, Pastor Lenora Dawson (Thad) of Wendell; Sister, Geraldine Williams (Harold) Rolesville; brother, Alexander Teasley of Sanford, 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Service of Love and Dignity provided by William Toney's Funeral Home, Zebulon.


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June 19, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William Toney's Funeral Home Inc.
216 E. Barbee Street
Zebulon, NC 27597

Funeral Service
June 20, 2021

1:00 PM
Riley Hill Baptist Church
6101 Riley Hill Road
Wendell, NC 27591

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